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US3753421B1
US3753421B1 US3753421DA US3753421B1 US 3753421 B1 US3753421 B1 US 3753421B1 US 3753421D A US3753421D A US 3753421DA US 3753421 B1 US3753421 B1 US 3753421B1
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    • A01KANIMAL HUSBANDRY; CARE OF BIRDS, FISHES, INSECTS; FISHING; REARING OR BREEDING ANIMALS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; NEW BREEDS OF ANIMALS
    • A01K15/00Devices for taming animals, e.g. nose-rings or hobbles; Devices for overturning animals in general; Training or exercising equipment; Covering boxes
    • A01K15/02Training or exercising equipment, e.g. mazes or labyrinths for animals ; Electric shock devices ; Toys, e.g. for pets
    • A01K15/021Electronic training devices specially adapted for dogs or cats
    • A01K15/023Anti-evasion devices
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    • H05CELECTRIC CIRCUITS OR APPARATUS SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR USE IN EQUIPMENT FOR KILLING, STUNNING, OR GUIDING LIVING BEINGS
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US6446049B1 (en) 1996-10-25 2002-09-03 Pole/Zero Corporation Method and apparatus for transmitting a digital information signal and vending system incorporating same
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US20030118979A1 (en) * 2001-11-15 2003-06-26 Axelrod Glen S. Electronic pet book
US6600422B2 (en) 1996-10-29 2003-07-29 Joint Techno Concepts International, Inc. Apparatus and method for electronic exclusion and confinement of animals relative to a selected area
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US20040206310A1 (en) * 2003-04-17 2004-10-21 Hutchins Jeffrey A. Voice receiver and annunciator for pets
US20050120978A1 (en) * 2003-11-18 2005-06-09 Tom Lalor Automated animal return system
US20050176274A1 (en) * 2004-02-05 2005-08-11 Hoops Gerald B. Modular signal and power connection device
US20050185354A1 (en) * 2004-02-25 2005-08-25 Hoopes Gerald B. Protection of A/V components
US20050185357A1 (en) * 2004-02-25 2005-08-25 Hoopes Gerald B. Protection circuit for signal and power
US20050235925A1 (en) * 2003-11-18 2005-10-27 Tom Lalor Automated animal return system
US20050259373A1 (en) * 2004-05-19 2005-11-24 Hoopes Michael L Unsafe voltage shutoff control
US20070109135A1 (en) * 2005-11-03 2007-05-17 Dogwatch Inc. Transmitter loop monitor
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US20080042855A1 (en) * 2006-08-08 2008-02-21 Laurenzano Lisa M In-ground border detector
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US3827403A (en) * 1973-06-08 1974-08-06 Peterson A Animal training device
US3897753A (en) * 1974-01-31 1975-08-05 Barry Thomas Lee Means and method for selectively controlling animals
US4036178A (en) * 1974-01-31 1977-07-19 Barry Thomas Lee Electronic lock and key system
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US3980051A (en) * 1975-05-16 1976-09-14 Lawrence Peska Associates, Inc. Range triggered animal training system
US4114352A (en) * 1976-07-19 1978-09-19 The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Air Force Protective jacket for chronically instrumented dogs
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US4503399A (en) * 1983-01-05 1985-03-05 Keith A. Tidball Electronic cattle guard
US4669424A (en) * 1985-06-07 1987-06-02 Bianco Frank J Apparatus for and method of repelling pests such as fleas and ticks
US4733633A (en) * 1986-11-20 1988-03-29 Yarnall Sr Robert G Electronic confinement arrangement for animals
US4745882A (en) * 1986-11-20 1988-05-24 Yarnall Sr Robert G Electronic confinement and communications arrangement for animals
US4780706A (en) * 1987-03-05 1988-10-25 Naomi Bollag Pet or infant training device and method
US4766847A (en) * 1987-06-01 1988-08-30 John Venczel Apparatus and system for animal training
US4898120A (en) * 1988-06-16 1990-02-06 Torrington Product Ventures, Inc. Animal training and restraining system
US4895110A (en) * 1988-06-22 1990-01-23 Advance Designs And Concepts Illuminated pet collar
US4887549A (en) * 1989-01-06 1989-12-19 Texmark Enterprises, Inc. Dog training apparatus
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US5053768A (en) * 1989-12-21 1991-10-01 Invisible Fence Company, Inc. Golf cart control system
US4996945A (en) * 1990-05-04 1991-03-05 Invisible Fence Company, Inc. Electronic animal control system with lightning arrester
US5170172A (en) * 1990-12-10 1992-12-08 Torrington Products Venture, Inc. Electronic assembly for range finding using radio wave signal strength
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US5067441A (en) * 1990-12-10 1991-11-26 Torrington Product Ventures, Inc. Electronic assembly for restricting animals to defined areas
US5054007A (en) * 1990-12-14 1991-10-01 Mcdonough Rod Handclap activated cat repelling device
US5353744A (en) * 1991-05-14 1994-10-11 Dogwatch, Inc. Animal control apparatus
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US5161485A (en) * 1991-12-31 1992-11-10 Invisible Fence Company, Inc. Animal collar arrangement
US5207178A (en) * 1992-01-31 1993-05-04 Invisible Fence Company, Inc. Electrode device for an electric shock generator carried on an animal collar
US5207179A (en) * 1992-05-13 1993-05-04 Arthur David L Pet confinement system
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